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Title: Nuclear Risk Assessment 2019 Update for the Mars 2020 Mission Environmental Impact Statement.

Abstract

In the summer of 2020 , the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) plans to launch a spacecraft as part of the Mars 2020 mission . T he rover on the proposed spacecraft will use a Multi - Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (MMRTG) to provide continuous electrical and thermal power for the mission . T he MMRTG use s radioactive plutonium dioxide. NASA is preparing a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement ( SEIS ) for the mission in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act . This Nuclear Risk Assessment addresses the responses of the MMRTG option to potential accident and abort condi tions during the launch opportunity for the Mars 2020 mission and the associated consequences. This information provides the technical basis for the radiological risks discussed in the SEIS . This page left blank

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); Sandia National Laboratories, Unknown, Unknown
Sponsoring Org.:
National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA)
OSTI Identifier:
1569349
Report Number(s):
SAND2019-11148
679806
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Clayton, Daniel James, Wilkes, John, Starr, Michael J., Ehrhart, Brian David, Mendoza, Hector, Ricks, Allen Joseph, Villa, Daniel, Potter, Donald L., Dinzl, Derek John, Fulton, John, Clayton, Joe Mark,, Cochran, Lainy Dromgoole, and Brooks, Dusty Marie. Nuclear Risk Assessment 2019 Update for the Mars 2020 Mission Environmental Impact Statement.. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.2172/1569349.
Clayton, Daniel James, Wilkes, John, Starr, Michael J., Ehrhart, Brian David, Mendoza, Hector, Ricks, Allen Joseph, Villa, Daniel, Potter, Donald L., Dinzl, Derek John, Fulton, John, Clayton, Joe Mark,, Cochran, Lainy Dromgoole, & Brooks, Dusty Marie. Nuclear Risk Assessment 2019 Update for the Mars 2020 Mission Environmental Impact Statement.. United States. doi:10.2172/1569349.
Clayton, Daniel James, Wilkes, John, Starr, Michael J., Ehrhart, Brian David, Mendoza, Hector, Ricks, Allen Joseph, Villa, Daniel, Potter, Donald L., Dinzl, Derek John, Fulton, John, Clayton, Joe Mark,, Cochran, Lainy Dromgoole, and Brooks, Dusty Marie. Sun . "Nuclear Risk Assessment 2019 Update for the Mars 2020 Mission Environmental Impact Statement.". United States. doi:10.2172/1569349. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1569349.
@article{osti_1569349,
title = {Nuclear Risk Assessment 2019 Update for the Mars 2020 Mission Environmental Impact Statement.},
author = {Clayton, Daniel James and Wilkes, John and Starr, Michael J. and Ehrhart, Brian David and Mendoza, Hector and Ricks, Allen Joseph and Villa, Daniel and Potter, Donald L. and Dinzl, Derek John and Fulton, John and Clayton, Joe Mark, and Cochran, Lainy Dromgoole and Brooks, Dusty Marie},
abstractNote = {In the summer of 2020 , the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) plans to launch a spacecraft as part of the Mars 2020 mission . T he rover on the proposed spacecraft will use a Multi - Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (MMRTG) to provide continuous electrical and thermal power for the mission . T he MMRTG use s radioactive plutonium dioxide. NASA is preparing a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement ( SEIS ) for the mission in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act . This Nuclear Risk Assessment addresses the responses of the MMRTG option to potential accident and abort condi tions during the launch opportunity for the Mars 2020 mission and the associated consequences. This information provides the technical basis for the radiological risks discussed in the SEIS . This page left blank},
doi = {10.2172/1569349},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {9}
}